Past Events

Perrysburg April 8, 2015–7 PM
Hockenheim Azadi va Edalat: Stories Retold by Contemporary Iranian Women Artists
Reading and Discussion with Persis Karim
Oglethorpe University, Museum of Art
Atlanta, Georgia

April 7, 2015–7 PM
Reading of Poetry and Translation with Persis Karim
Sponsored by “Poetic Voices of the Muslim World”
in Collaboration with Poet Lore, New York and the National Endowment for the Humanities
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California

April 3, 2015, 6 PM, Main Stage Theater, La Guardia Performing Arts Center, New York
“Rough Draft Festival” reading of “Inja o Oonja: Stories of Iranian-American Life” at La Guardia Community College Performing Arts Center  (Q & A with Persis Karim, author of “Something to Pray For” which is part of the stage adaptation of Inja o Oonja)

March 2, 2015–12 PM
International Women’s Day
“Women and the Emergence of Iranian-American Literary Landscapes”
Reading and Discussion with Persis Karim
Santa Rosa Community College, Santa Rosa, California


Three Poets, One Voice, A Benefit for Gaza
Deema K. Shehabi, Persis Karim, and Shadab Zeest Hashmi
Oakland, CA,  November 14, 2014
Past Event Listing
  • Feb. 27 2014   University of Washington, Bookstore, Seattle Washington
  • Oct. 23 2013   Tremors reading with Anita Amirrezvani, Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies, UC Irvine
  • Oct. 19 2013   LitCrawl with SJSU Faculty, part of Litquake 2014, time and venue to be announced, SF, CA
  • Oct. 13 2013   Reading With Tremors Authors Litquake 2014. “off the Ritcher Scale” at Hotel Rex, San Francisco